Christian Patriarchy Is Just Patriarchy

Christian Patriarchy Is Just Patriarchy

“But you only work part time? So how many hours does that take you away from home during the week?” “Oh, you breastfeed? I figured you didn’t do that since you worked.” “Is your husband okay with you making more money than him?” These are just a sampling of the...
Beth Moore’s Leaving Follows Path Many Have Taken

Beth Moore’s Leaving Follows Path Many Have Taken

Dear sisters who have learned and grown under the ministry of Beth Moore, The tremendous impact of Beth Moore’s preaching, teaching and writing on women’s lives is undeniable. She has called women to a deeper understanding of Scripture and has invited women across the...
When Dreams Reveal Our Deepest Hurts and Joys

When Dreams Reveal Our Deepest Hurts and Joys

I had a dream the other night that I was arriving at the yearly Baptist denominational gathering. The first encounter was from a male colleague who greeted me with a lingering hug. My body stiffened and my mind prepared for what was to come. As he departed, he...
Church, We Have a Problem: White Patriarchalism

Church, We Have a Problem: White Patriarchalism

The U.S. church needs a reality check. We have a problem. For 2,000 years, the Western church has been dominated by a white European patriarchy that has created a self-perpetuating system for a favored class. This system, which continues to exist, has empowered a...